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Robert Scheer

Author Bios

Robert Scheer

Contributing Editor

Robert Scheer, a contributing editor to The Nation, is editor of Truthdig.com and author of The Great American Stickup: How Reagan Republicans and Clinton Democrats Enriched Wall Street While Mugging Main Street (Nation Books), The Pornography of Power: How Defense Hawks Hijacked 9/11 and Weakened America (Twelve) and Playing President (Akashic Books). He is author, with Christopher Scheer and Lakshmi Chaudhry, of The Five Biggest Lies Bush Told Us About Iraq (Akashic Books and Seven Stories Press.) His weekly column, distributed by Creators Syndicate, appears in the San Francisco Chronicle.


News and Features

Before, incompetence and sloth; after, lies and the wrong war.

Bush keeps claiming to represent "normal" Americans at the expense of "the other."

The Senate panel's report is a damning indictment of the Bush Doctrine.

The new, free Iraq may officially be in the hands of a former terrorist.

Yet even in face of the 9/11 commission's rebuke, the White House keeps dissembling on Al Qaeda links

The Bush Administration awards a judgeship to the author of an infamous memo.

Reagan betrayed the social programs and trade unionism that he once fiercely believed in.